Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.

So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work. 

This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

• Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.

• Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.

• Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.

• Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.

Once this course is passed you will be able to take the Accredited exam. This is £65 plus vat pp. The Touch screen test will also need to be taken at a registered centre.

Recommended system requirements

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Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)



This course is most suited to:

The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.

Course price: £75.00 exc VAT

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